Prep Notebook: Tis the season for holiday hoop tournaments

School is out for the holidays, but there’s still plenty of prep basketball.

Below is a list of local basketball teams that are participating in holiday tournaments this week, including several teams that are headed out of state.


Cedar Park Christian, Lakewood—SunDome Shootout (Yakima), Thursday-Friday

Cedarcrest—Chelan Holiday Hoops Tournament, Thursday-Friday

Edmonds-Woodway, Kamiak, Marysville Pilchuck, Mountlake Terrace—Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tournament, Friday-Saturday

Glacier Peak, Mariner, Monroe—Cloud 9 Sports Christmas Classic (Lynden), Thursday-Friday

Granite Falls, Lynnwood, Tulalip Heritage—Blaine Holiday Tournament, Thursday-Friday

Jackson—Bothell Holiday Tournament, Friday-Saturday

King’s—Santa Barbara Holiday Tournament (Santa Barbara, California), Wednesday-Saturday

Lake Stevens, Marysville Getchell—Everett Community College Holiday Tournament, Thursday-Saturday

Shorecrest—Sterling Christmas Shootout (Burien), Wednesday-Friday

Shorewood—Cactus Jam (Phoenix), Thursday-Saturday

Stanwood—Tournament of Champions Holiday Classic (Franklin H.S. in Seattle), Wednesday-Saturday


Cedarcrest—Chelan Holiday Hoops Tournament, Thursday-Friday

Edmonds-Woodway, Glacier Peak—Top of the Peak Tournament (Glacier Peak H.S.), Thursday-Saturday

Everett, Lakewood—Cougar Holiday Tournament (Lakewood H.S.), Thursday-Friday

Jackson—Cactus Jam (Phoenix), Thursday-Saturday

King’s—Knight Time Classic (Ontario, Calif.), Wednesday-Saturday

Lynnwood, Shorewood—Blaine Holiday Tournament, Thursday-Friday

Mariner—Cloud 9 Sports Christmas Classic (Lynden), Thursday-Friday

Monroe—Hoops for the Holidays Tournament (Vancouver, Wash.), Thursday-Saturday

WIAA honors Battle

Marysville Pilchuck boys basketball standout RaeQuan Battle was named an Athlete of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association for the week of Dec. 10-15.

Battle, a senior, made a game-winning layup at the buzzer and finished with 43 points, 19 rebounds, four steals and three blocks in a 55-53 win over Edmonds-Woodway on Dec. 14.

The University of Washington signee also had 31 points, seven rebounds and five assists in a Dec. 12 victory over Lynnwood

Battle has averaged 25.5 points per contest in six games for the Tomahawks this season.

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